IMG_2639retSundra Ryce is the President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. (SLR) and Sundra Ryce, Inc. (SRI).  She is an entrepreneur, consultant, corporate leader and motivational speaker.

Ms. Ryce established SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. in 1996 to provide quality work and exemplary customer service in the construction industry.  Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, SLR is a progressive and growing general construction company specializing in commercial general construction, construction management, real estate development and consulting.  Since its’ inception, SLR has exceeded a third of a billion dollars in sales.

Ms. Ryce oversees all functions of the business including construction operations, finance, strategic planning, sales and marketing, human resources, customer service, and negotiations. The company’s motto is “Experience The Difference.”

Ms. Ryce established Sundra Ryce, Inc., a leadership development company, where she consults, shares her business acumen and success strategies internationally, through keynote addresses, seminars, workshops, conferences, and leadership coaching.

Sundra Ryce received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Studies from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and earned a Master of Science Degree in Education from Medaille College, Buffalo, New York.  Ms. Ryce is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University.  Ms. Ryce is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and The Links, Incorporated.

Sundra Ryce and SLR have received numerous awards and recognition including:

  • Being named one of the Nation’s Top 100 Largest Black Businesses by Black Enterprise Magazine.
  • Being featured in Ebony Magazine’s December 2013/ January 2014 power issue.
  • Being featured in Essence Magazine Money & Power November 2014 issue.
  • Being featured on the cover of Black Enterprise Magazine in February 2012, for the “Rising Stars 40 & Under: The Next Generation of Women of Power” issue.

Ms. Ryce was featured in the national commercial with billionaire Warren Buffett, as one of the key players for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s $1 Billion economic development for the revitalization of the Buffalo, New York Region.